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USM hosts Maine’s Domestic Abuse Homicide Review Panel

The USM Muskie School of Public Service, in conjunction with the Justice Policy Program is sponsoring an event featuring Maine’s Domestic Abuse Homicide Review Panel that will meet to review the panel’s deliberations over the past decade.  Discussions begin at 12 p.m. on Wednesday, April 9th in Lee Community Hall, Room 133 in the Wishcamper Center, located at 34 Bedford Street in Portland.  This event is free and open to the public. 

Discussions will span a wide range of topics, focusing on the prevention of domestic abuse and speakers will identify “points of opportunity” for improved response by law enforcement, prosecution, courts, health and mental health professionals, victim advocacy services and family members.